Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X: Specs Comparison

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X: Specs Comparison. Asus shows they are in for serious business as they announced three Zenfone 5 during the 2018 Mobile World Congress. The Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5 Lite and the Zenfone 5Z are the company’s latest flagships. The Zenfone 5 has been getting some criticism since its announcement. With many calling the smartphone a “cheaper iPhone X. Due to the fact that the smartphone has a striking resemblance in design with the iPhone X.

However, Asus CEO Jerry Shen has come out to say there’s a difference. He said their notch is slimmer compared to the iPhone X. And also boast that Zenfone 5 will be more affordable than its competitors. Well, there’s no denying that the two smartphones aren’t alike in design. Aside from that, what about other specifications of the devices? Are they also alike? Stay tuned.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Design

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X

Of course, both smartphones come with a notch. While the iPhone X has glass at the front and back. The Asus Zenfone 5 only has the glass at the front. The iPhone X metal body is stainless steel. While the Asus Zenfone 5 is aluminum. The Asus Zenfone is lighter on weight at 155 grams to iPhone X’s 174 grams. In dimensions, the Asus Zenfone 5 is taller, broader and thicker than the iPhone X. The iPhone X with a 7.7mm thickness compared to Asus Zenfone 5’s 7.9mm thickness.

The iPhone X is certified water/dust resistant with an IP67 rating. While the Asus Zenfone 5 hasn’t been certified yet. Both phones dual rear camera and LED flash are aligned vertically at the top-left corner. The only difference is that on the iPhone X, the LED flash is in between the dual rear camera. While on the Asus Zenfone 5, the LED flash is after the dual rear camera.

Not too many options to choose from in body colors of both phones. Only Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver are available for Asus Zenfone 5. And only Space Gray and Silver for iPhone X. The Asus Zenfone 5 features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. While Apple ditched that for the iPhone X. And instead, came with an elegant Face ID.

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Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Display

The Asus Zenfone 5 features a display resolution of 1080 x 2246 pixels with 402 PPI density. On a 6.2 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. With an 83.6% screen-to-body ratio making it bezel-less. The screen of the Asus Zenfone 5 is protected by an unspecified version of Corning Gorilla glass. The iPhone X features the trending Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen from Samsung. The screen measures 5.8 inches. The phone is also bezel-less with an 82.9% screen-to-body ratio. For sharp and notch display, the iPhone X features a resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels with 458 PPI density.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Camera

Asus Zenfone 5 sports a dual rear camera. The primary rear camera has a resolution of the 12MP f/1.8 aperture with Sony IMX 363 processor. While the secondary rear camera has a resolution of 8MP f/2.0 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash. The iPhone comes with a double rear camera. And a resolution of 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.4 aperture with quad-LED dual-tone flash.

The front-facing camera of Asus Zenfone 5 has a resolution of 8MP f/2.0 aperture. While that of iPhone X sports a resolution of the 7MP f/2.2 aperture.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – Hardware and Software

Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset is the Asus Zenfone 5. With an Octa-core 1.8GHz processor. Honestly, the hardware is a letdown. Although Asus said, the smartphone would be affordable. While under the hood of the iPhone X is Apple’s latest A11 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core 2.39 processor. Both phones run on their most recent version of their operating system. Android 8.0 Oreo for Asus Zenfone 5. And iOS 11.1.1 upgradable to iOS 11.3 for iPhone X.

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Asus Zenfone 5 comes in two RAM versions, 4 or 6GB. With 64GB internal storage available to both versions. The iPhone X is available in two versions of internal storage, 64 or 256GB. And both versions comes with a 3GB RAM.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Battery

A non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery is available for Asus Zenfone 5. And it comes with fast battery charging. While the iPhone X features wireless charging and fast battery charging on a non-removable Li-Ion 2716 mAh battery. The iPhone fast battery charging is said to give 50% in just 30 minutes charge.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Price

Asus CEO already said the phone would be affordable. There is no price out yet, so everything is all speculative. But it should be around $480 (N168,000). The iPhone X goes for about $1,235 (N432,350). The iPhone X is over two times the rumored price of Asus Zenfone 5. Waiting for Asus Zenfone 5 will be wise.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X – The Price

Asus CEO already said the phone will be affordable. There is no price out yet, so everything is all speculative. But it should be around $480 (N168,000). The iPhone X goes for about $1,235 (N432,350). The iPhone X is over two times the rumoured price of Asus Zenfone 5. It will be wise to wait for Asus Zenfone 5.

Asus Zenfone 5 VS iPhone X Full Specs Comparison

Asus Zenfone 5 iPhone X
Dimensions and Weight 153 x 75.7 x 7.9 mm. Weight: 155g 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm. Weight: 174g
Display 6.2 inch (83.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2246 pixels with 402 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.8 inch (82.9% screen-to-body ratio) 1125 x 2436 pixels with 458 ppi density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4/6GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) RAM: 3GB. ROM: 64/256 GB
Software Android 8.0 Oreo iOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 11.3
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset with Octa-core 1.8GHz processor A11 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core 2.39GHz processor
Camera 8MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 8MP f/2.0 aperture with dual-LED dual-tone flash 7MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 and 12MP f/2.4 aperture with quad-LED dual-tone flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3300 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 2716 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging 5V/2A 10W Face ID, Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi wireless charging

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